Police arrest teenager for stabbing another to death in Kano



The Kano State Police Command says arrested a 19-year-old man, Suleiman Musa, in Ungogo Local Goverment Area of the state for allegedly stabbing Abubakar Sani, 18, to death.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano on Wednesday.

Haruna said incident occurred on April 7, Sharifai of Ugogo Local Government Area.

“On April 7, about 9:00 p.m, a complaint was received from Sharifia of Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano that on the same date about 7:00 p.m, the suspect stabbed Sani of the same address on his stomach with a knife.

“Upon receiving the complaint, the scene was visited and the victim was rushed to Murtala Specialist , Kano, where he was admitted.

“On April 10, the victim was confirmed dead by a doctor.”

The statement added suspect had a misunderstanding with the victim while in the process stabbed him in his stomach with a knife.

He said Commissioner of Police, Mr Sama’ila Dikko, had ordered case be transferred to the Command’s Criminal Department (CID), Homicide Section, for discrete .

The suspect, according to the statement, will be charged to court at the completion of investigations. ()